Rijksstudio. Millions of Objects at 14 Art Institutions to Be Digitized for Online Database. A new database launched by an international consortium of art institutions is working to grant internet users unprecedented access to dozens of art historical photo archives, which capture multiple images of a single artwork over time.
Collectively known as PHAROS, the group is gradually digitizing millions of images, many of which are previously unpublished and accessible only through physical visits to individual research repositories. The 14 institutions involved include the Frick Collection (which is leading the project), Rome’s Bibliotheca Hertziana, the Courtauld Institute, Getty Research Institute, Paris’s Institut national d’histoire de l’art, Washington D.C.’s National Gallery of Art, and the Yale Center for British Art. All this information will help you track various copies of a single artwork by different artists. First established in the late 19th century, photoarchives were much-needed resources for scholars whose art history books often had little to no illustrations. UFDC - Baldwin Library of Historical Children's Literature.
Read Dozens of Historical Architecture Books for Free Online Thanks to New Library Exhibition. Read Dozens of Historical Architecture Books for Free Online Thanks to New Library Exhibition Buffalo and Erie County Public Library of Buffalo, New York, has recently opened a new exhibit at their Central Library titled Building Buffalo: Buildings From Books, Books From Buildings.
The exhibit will feature a large selection of rare, illustrated architectural books from the Library’s collection dating from the fifteenth century to the mid-twentieth century. The bonus for those who are geographically distant from Buffalo is that, as part of the exhibit, the Library has also made dozens of historical architecture books available online, completely digitized and free to the public. The free exhibition began on May 1 and will run through March 2018 in the Rare Book Room in the Central Library in Buffalo. Letters Between Dante Gabriel Rossetti and His Model Fanny Cornforth Are Now Online.
Fanny Cornforth is often remembered only through her presence in the paintings of Pre-Raphaelite artist Dante Gabriel Rossetti, her mass of flowing hair one of the most recognizable visuals in his 19th-century work.
A newly digitized archive at the Delaware Art Museum (DAM) adds her voice to her history as an artist’s model and muse. Cornforth’s correspondence with Rossetti is featured in the Samuel and Mary R. Bancroft Pre-Raphaelite Manuscript Collection, part of the initial 500 items available in DAM’s digital collections portal. The online platform for DAM’s Helen Farr Sloan Library & Archives was announced this month. Along with the Pre-Raphaelite papers, the new digital offerings include the John Sloan Manuscript Collection, the Howard Pyle Manuscript Collection, and DAM’s institutional archives. One of those visits was from Azelina Flint, a PhD candidate in the School of American Studies at the University of East Anglia in the UK.
The letters culminate with a sad story. A history of dodgy dealing - Apollo Magazine. In the early 19th century one of the best known art dealers in London was William Buchanan.
Log In - New York Times. MetMedia. Reading Room. The Reading Room is a special corner of lacma.org dedicated to catalogues and brochures of exhibitions past.
These are out-of-print, hard-to-find publications available here in full for free. From a unique set of publications focused on the Southern California art scene to rare books about German Expressionism, modern art, Southeast Asian art, and more, the catalogues and brochures here reflect the depth and breadth of LACMA’s collection and exhibition history. We continue to add new publications on an ongoing basis. Ilene Susan Fort Richard Brettell, Scott Schaefer, et al. Second EditionHardcover, 9 3/4 x 11 1/4 in., 376 pp., 74 b&w, 154 color illus. Unknown David Gebhard and Robert Winter Hardcover, 9 3/4 x 11 1/4 in., 376 pp., 74 b&w, 154 color illus. Machine Project John Walsh, Jr., and Cynthia P. Second Edition Hardcover, 9 1/4 x 11 1/2 in., lxii + 146 pp., 154 b&w, 36 color illus. Education Department. Books with Full-Text Online.
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Posts Tagged ‘Art History Glossary’ News: Faculty tackle problem of skyrocketing cost of textbooks with effective OER project. Faculty tackle problem of skyrocketing cost of textbooks with effective OER project Photos and Story by James Hill | Students say the rising costs of textbooks has impacted their pocket books.
Left to right are San Jesperson, Nadia Halirou, Kien Truong, Tai Pham and Hieu Tran. Portland Community College’s Open Educational Resources (OER) movement has paid off for students. Literally. In response to the skyrocketing cost of textbooks, PCC staff, faculty and students came together to establish a program that reduces the cost of books for an array of class sequences. Some faculty are now able to adopt a complete open textbook to replace their commercial book. 17 Best images about Digital Collections from the Met Museum Libraries on Pinterest. Virtual Library (Publications Getty) Download Influential Avant-Garde Magazines from the Early 20th Century: Dadaism, Surrealism, Futurism & More. The current state of open in higher education. For many, open initiatives within higher education may have begun when The New York Times declared 2012 as "The Year of the MOOC.
" According to the article, "Traditional online courses charge tuition, carry credit and limit enrollment to a few dozen to ensure interaction with instructors. Free for All: NYPL Enhances Public Domain Collections For Sharing and Reuse. Today we are proud to announce that out-of-copyright materials in NYPL Digital Collections are now available as high-resolution downloads.
No permission required, no hoops to jump through: just go forth and reuse! The release of more than 180,000 digitized items represents both a simplification and an enhancement of digital access to a trove of unique and rare materials: a removal of administration fees and processes from public domain content, and also improvements to interfaces — popular and technical — to the digital assets themselves.
Virtual Library (Publications Getty) About.jstor. JSTOR offers a growing list of Open Access ebooks from respected presses, such as University of California Press, University of Michigan Press, and ANU Press. More than 500 titles are now available at no cost to libraries or users. Please see below for a title list and links to the ebooks, or download a title list here. The titles are also cross-searchable with other content on JSTOR.org.